New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice

Blessed Edmund RiceArticle

Born on 1 June 1762 in Callan, Ireland; died on 29 August 1844 in Waterford, Ireland. Founded the Institute of Brothers of the Christian Schools, commonly known as the Irish Christian Brothers. Beatified on 6 October 1996.

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